China A to Z

China A to Z

Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture

Book - 2007
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A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culture

Perfect for business and armchair travelers alike, China A to Z explains the customs, culture, and etiquette essential for any trip or for anyone wanting to understand this complex country. In one hundred brief, reader-friendly chapters, alphabetized by subject, China A to Z introduces a general audience to contemporary Chinese society, as well as its venerable history. Discover:
? Why Chinese names are written in reverse order
? What to bring when visiting a Chinese household
? What the current relationship is between Japan and China
? Why you should wrap gifts in red or pink paper, and never send white flowers

With the 2008 Summer Olympics being held in Beijing, thousands of Chinese adoptions occurring each year, and China becoming the fourth most popular international destination, the need for information about this complex country is greater than ever.
Publisher: New York : Plume, c2007.
ISBN: 9780452288874
0452288878
Characteristics: x, 292 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Chai, Winberg

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windy1903
Aug 02, 2010

Very informative book for someone planning to travel to China, or just those who wish to know more about Chinese people and their customs.

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